Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz 260E

Mercedes-Benz 260E Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $827 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$794 to $949
Labor: $357 -$512
Parts: $437
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$1349 to 1470
Average Shop price
$972 to 1080
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1989 Mercedes-Benz 260EL6-2.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$920.63Shop/Dealer Price$1201.42 - $1677.86
1988 Mercedes-Benz 260EL6-2.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$820.89Shop/Dealer Price$1067.07 - $1512.64
1987 Mercedes-Benz 260EL6-2.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$820.89Shop/Dealer Price$1066.67 - $1511.94
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Allen was early and took extra steps to make sure everything was done correctly. He even followed up the next day to confirm all was still good with the parts he installed! Will definitely work with Allen again if he has the time.
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David was on time, extremely professional and polite. The service (brake pads changed) I had scheduled was more than I needed and David saw to it that I was only charged for the work he performed; I was quoted to have all the pads changed but only need the back set done. Definitely happy with the service he provided and will certainly use this service again for my future car needs. It was refreshing to deal with a mechanic that wasn't out to take my money for services I really didn't need; this was the first time i didn't feel taken advantage of when it came to servicing my car.
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Jared is very professional. He had to do significant diagnostics and trouble shooting to solve my MB electrical issue of a reset. I will use him again
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All about Car AC Compressor Replacement

An AC system has many components: compressor, condenser, receiver dryer, evaporator, and hoses. The compressor, the “heart” of the car’s air conditioning system works like a pump taking refrigerant, (R-12 in older cars, R-134a in 1995 and newer cars) and pressurizing it, passing it along to the evaporator. The AC compressor has several moving parts (including pistons and valves). These internal parts can fail, causing the AC compressor to stop working. It is common for the internal parts of the compressor to come apart and disperse metallic debris throughout the system. Consequently, it is a requirement to replace the orifice tube and the receiver dryer when replacing the compressor since some of the debris may have ended up there. For an AC compressor to work, it needs a clutch, bearing, and an electrical connector. The clutch is driven by a drive/serpentine belt, which engages the compressor when you switch on the AC. The clutch can burn or the bearing can fail. If the bearing or clutch have failed, it is recommended that the compressor be replaced. Sometimes replacing the entire compressor with a remanufactured one can be cheaper than replacing an individual clutch or bearings. It is also common for the seals in the AC compressor to go bad. The compressor may start leaking refrigerant and/or the AC oil. If the seals no longer hold, you will need a new compressor, as the seals cannot be replaced. A compressor may also fail if there is sludge or debris in the air conditioning system. If there is sludge or debris, the hoses, evaporator, and condenser should be flushed to get rid of the contaminants. When it is not possible to flush the parts, you may need to replace those parts.

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